How to Win Aphelios vs Poppy Counter Matchup Aphelios is in the b tier of champions

Aphelios vs Poppy

How to Beat Poppy as Aphelios in LoL Poppy is in the b tier of champions
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How to Beat Poppy as Aphelios

based on 683 Aphelios vs Poppy matchups
Win Rate
46.4 %
K/D/A
2.1
Pick Rate
1.9 %

How We Analyze LoL Champion Counters

At MOBA Champion, we summarize millions of ranked LoL rounds every week. Within our data, Aphelios faced off against Poppy in 683 matches. With so many games with Aphelios versus Poppy provides us confidence in our capacity to prepare informative stats and a pro build to obliterate your rival. This pairing is somewhat rare. Aphelios is forced to battle against Poppy in only 1.9% of his rounds.

Aphelios vs Poppy Matchup Summary

Unfortunately, Aphelios does a pathetic job of countering Poppy. Typically, he wins a lowly 46.4% of the time the champs battle one another in. In Aphelios vs Poppy rounds, Aphelios’s side is 0.1% less expected to earn first blood, indicating that he most likely won't get first blood against Poppy.

Best Aphelios vs Poppy Counter Build

Items

Starter Items

Time Target
Long SwordHealth Potion

Early Items

~5 Mins
BootsNoonquiver

Core Aphelios Items

~22 Mins
GaleforceInfinity EdgeThe Collector

Optional Items

Lord Dominik's Regards

Summoner Spells

summonerflash summoner spell D
summonerheal summoner spell F

Skill Order

First skill for Aphelios to level up q
>
Second ability for Aphelios to level up e
>
Last skill for Aphelios to max out q

Runes

Precision Fleet Footwork OverhealLegend: BloodlineCut Down
Domination Taste of BloodIngenious Hunter
AttackSpeed Adaptive Armor
Aphelios's passive ability p
Aphelios q ability q
Aphelios w ability w
Aphelios e ability e
Aphelios's ultimate ability r
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Q
2
Q
3
Q
4
E
5
Q
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E
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Q
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E
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W
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W

Guide to Countering Poppy as Aphelios

Tips for Playing as Aphelios against Poppy

Each of Aphelios' weapons have different strengths, so try to find the right situation for your current weapons.

Advice to Win Against Poppy

You can step on Poppy's shield to deny it from her.

Poppy can stop nearby enemies from dashing with Steadfast Presence.

When Poppy starts to spin her hammer, she is charging Keeper's Verdict.

Aphelios vs Poppy Counter Stats

Aphelios Image
Win Rate
46.4 %
VS
Win Rate
53.6 %
Poppy Image
6.6
< Kills >
5.3
6.2
< Deaths >
5.2
6.4
< Assists >
8.6
1.51
< Killing Sprees >
1.26
170
< Minions Killed >
58
0.2
< Dragons Killed >
1.06
0.51
< Inhibitors >
0.47
18,872
< Physical Damage >
12,356
1,259
< Magic Damage >
2,346
959
< True Damage >
1,089
21,092
< Damage Dealt >
15,792
18,984
< Damage Taken >
26,753
11,822
< Gold Earned >
10,409
2.35
< Towers >
1.63
0.07
< Baron Takedowns >
0.24
3,872
< Total Healing >
6,621
12,259
< Experience >
12,797
18
< Vision Score >
23
9
< Wards Placed >
8
145
< Time Dealing CC >
629

How to Counter Poppy with Aphelios in LoL

The stats provided here clarify several critical Aphelios against Poppy matchup statistics that can help us realize the differences and similarities between this set of champions. For instance, Aphelios’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is greater than Poppy’s ratio of NaN, highlighting that Aphelios may be more central to his team's team fighting capacity than Poppy..

Aphelios often has a similar longest kill spree as his enemy does. Typically, he receives less damage than Poppy. This typically indicates differing health capacities, yet it can also imply that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when poked or engaged.

Differences between Aphelios and Poppy

Damage Types Compared

Aphelios
Poppy
Physical Damage
Magic Damage
True Damage

Champion Playstyles Compared

Aphelios
Poppy

Who is Better, Aphelios or Poppy?

Both League of Legends champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In League's current meta, Aphelios usually loses when playing against Poppy, with a 46.4% win rate. Therefore, Aphelios makes a poor counter to Poppy.

While Aphelios does have a lower win rate than Poppy, when they face off with one another, Aphelios also has a much greater difficulty level that makes him a more complex character to learn. You should expect to face a difficult match when picking Aphelios into Poppyas his relative depth means you may not be able to reach his full potential without a significant amount of practice beforehand.

Furthermore, Aphelios has only a small amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Poppy. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when trying to counter champions with a lot of burst damage.

While there isn't a single best champion in League of Legends, in Aphelios vs Poppy matchups, Poppy is the better champion with a much lower win rate, more champion depth, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during team fights.

Aphelios is a trash counter to Poppy. You will do well by focussing your actions on maximizing your CS and destroying objectives. If you do that, you should do very well as Aphelios against Poppy.

Additional Information for Aphelios Players

How We Calculated Our Aphelios vs Poppy Build and Stats

For this guide on countering Poppy as Aphelios, we analyzed 683 matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Poppy as Aphelios comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.

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Further Insights to Win this Matchup

To learn all of the intricacies of Aphelios to counter Poppy during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should keep reading to pick up a few extra lessons on this matchup. If you listen to the build and tips presented here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.

Aphelios typically gets more CS relative to Poppy. Champions who on average don't get many minion kills usualy don't need much CS to be valuable teammates, such as sup champs. These kinds of champions are capable of scaling well off of their abilities and first items alone. Yet, champs with large amounts of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually require a lot of items to be effective. In either case, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.

The best items to use in your Aphelios versus Poppy build consist of Galeforce, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Aphelios included at least these three items in his build, he did much better vs. Poppy than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Aphelios boasted an average win rate of 46.4% battling Poppy with these items in his kit.

To have the highest probability of defeating Poppy as Aphelios, you should equip the Fleet Footwork, Overheal, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Taste of Blood, and Ingenious Hunter runes from the Precision and Domination rune sets. Of all the rune builds that we analyzed for Aphelios vs Poppy LoL games, this blending of runes resulted in the best win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 46.4% winrate overall.

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